Condolences Pour In as Bihar Mourns the Loss of BJP Stalwart Sushil Kumar Modi

Condolences Pour In as Bihar Mourns the Loss of BJP Stalwart Sushil Kumar Modi

Patna: Bihar was engulfed in sorrow as news broke of the passing of Sushil Kumar Modi, a towering figure in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and former Deputy Chief Minister of the state. Modi, 72, succumbed to cancer on Monday evening at AIIMS in Delhi, where he had been undergoing treatment for several months following a diagnosis of throat cancer.

Leaders from across the political spectrum offered their heartfelt condolences upon hearing of Modi’s demise. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing his grief on social media, hailed Sushil Modi’s contributions to the BJP’s ascent in Bihar, highlighting his resilience during the Emergency and his significant role in student politics. The Prime Minister praised Modi’s administrative prowess and noted his pivotal role in the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, visibly moved by the loss, eulogized Sushil Kumar Modi as a steadfast comrade of the JP movement and a trusted colleague during his tenure as Deputy Chief Minister. Nitish mourned the passing of a dear friend and esteemed politician, recognizing the irreplaceable void left in both political and social spheres by Modi’s demise.

Samrat Chaudhary, the current Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, echoed sentiments of profound loss within the Bihar BJP, emphasizing Modi’s invaluable contributions to the party’s organizational framework. Vijay Kumar Sinha, another Deputy CM, lauded Modi’s acumen in navigating complex socio-political issues, underscoring his indelible impact on Bihar’s political landscape.

RJD leader and another former deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav joined in mourning Modi’s passing, offering prayers for solace to his bereaved family.

Chirag Paswan, the chief of Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas), expressed shock and sorrow over Modi’s demise, highlighting their familial ties and pledging eternal remembrance for the departed leader.

The passing of Sushil Kumar Modi marks the conclusion of an era in Bihar’s political history, leaving behind a legacy characterized by unwavering dedication to public service and a steadfast commitment to the welfare of the people.